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|Category:||Aircraft & Aviation|
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Small Hardcover with Dust Jacket|
|Size (mm):||140 w x 215 h x 25 d|
Excellent original condition for age, wear on dust jacket, pages clean, binding tight. Images depict all need to know detail.
Story of a man obsessed with a life-long quest for true "independent" flight. Valentin became a champion parachutist in the French Air Force, an innovator, and has now reached fame as a Bird Man with taking parachute-jumping to new standards during his attempts at free flight on wooden wings.
First English translation from the French (Homme-Oiseau) by Mervyn Savill.
Illustrated throughout with monochrome images and diagrams. Portrait on title page.